Politics

Local Authorities To Investigate Abuse Claims Against Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison

The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party said they are passing an investigation into domestic abuse against Representative Keith Ellison to local authorities DFL Chairman Ken Martin made the statement after a report from a previous investigation was released on Monday Investigator Susan Ellingstad said she was unable to substantiate the claims of physical abuse against Karen Monahan The scope of the investigation did ...

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What Was In Rep Sheila Jackson Lee’s Envelope To Christine Blasey Ford’s Attorney

An envelope passed from Texas Democratic Rep Sheila Jackson Lee to Christine Blasey Ford’s attorney has caught the eye of Internet conspiracy theorists The suspicious pass happened after Kavanaugh’s testimony and was caught on cameras that were still filming Some conspiracy theorists believe the envelope was a payoff from George Soros Lee’s office said the envelope contained notes from women ...

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Barrett Brown Puts Pressure On Dallas Police Union President Mike Mata

Journalist Barrett Brown has been applying pressure to Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata over the handling of the shooting of Botham Shem Jean Following an article by Brown Mata requested that Brown contact him Mata attacked Brown’s “journalistic integrity” in a tweet on Friday Brown has been vocal about Guyger receiving special treatment and other discrepancies after killing Jean ...

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Kenner Louisiana Mayor Ben Zahn Orders Ban On Nike

Kenner, Louisiana Mayor Ben Zahn outlawed all Nike products from the city’s recreation department in a memorandum issued September 5 The order was not released through City Hall but found it’s way to social media Councilman Gregory Carroll had no clue of Zahn’s decision The order was made two days after the debut of Nike’s ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick ...

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Zina Bash Accused Of Making White Power Hand Sign

Zina Bash is accused of making a “White Power” hand signal during Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation Bash is seen on video sitting behind Kavanaugh with her hand resting on her arm Many claim her resting hand is flashing a hand sign used by white supremacists Bash’s husband Texas U.S. Attorney General John Bash addressed the allegations through his official ...

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Mayoral Candidate Kevin Saunders’ Racist Rant Against Black Comedian

Marina California mayoral candidate Kevin Saunders displayed racist behavior towards black comedian Ngaio Bealum On Tuesday Bealum posted a screenshot of a message from Saunders calling him a nigger and threatening him In 2016 Saunders wrote an anti-Semitic rant against a reporter from Monterey County Weekly In 2014 Saunders was banned from Starbucks stores worldwide for life Saunders has a history ...

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Did President Donald Trump Say You Need An ID To Buy Groceries

On Tuesday President Donald Trump claimed that you need an ID to buy groceries in regards to stricter voter laws Trump was speaking at a rally in Tampa for gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis The comment has many wondering if this statement shows how disconnected Trump is from normal American life Recently Kris Kobach’s strict voter ID law was determined to ...

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Former Virginia Governor’s Grandson Receives Probation For Rape

Former Virginia Governor John Dalton’s grandson received five years probation for a rape that occurred in January 2017 Stephen Dalton Baril accepted an Alford plea that acknowledges sufficient evidence to receive a conviction but does not admit guilt Baril’s charges of felony rape and felony sodomy were reduced to misdemeanor sexual battery and unlawful wounding Baril’s Republican grandfather served as ...

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